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by the name of dmitri is here. i want you to meet him. his name is dmitri belzer. he has worked in the disability community for years providing technology access for more than 30 years. trained as a sign language expert and interpreter, he established a death services program ast san francisco state university, provided support services for colleges. we don't call them disabled. they happen to have a disability. he joined pacific bell, helped organize honda the advisory group for people that happen to have a disability. he gave them put to that company on how to develop features that will help them do better. he became the director of death and disabled services. he was executive director for berkeley in 2001. under dmitri's direction, they have expanded it, they have done so many different things. i can't even less the mall. he sends people out that happen to be disabled and of a test things. before they get out there, to make sure that they are done the right way. so they can practically help people. it is my pleasure right now. give a warm welcome cojones -- to mr. dmitri bel
. we will ask those questions of these folks. dmitri, you are up. >> good afternoon. in the executive director of folsom st. events. we are the producers of many other events. particularly the well-known folsom street fair. there is a lot of work to do. we are actually a non profit. we donate back to charities. our model is different probably the most street fairs. but we do take it very seriously. i am here basicallyé@ to sharea lot of concerns, the issues of others, producers in the city, regulations, increasing fees. hopefully will have time today to talk about breast practices -- best practices. i noticed that in the opening remarks there were comments made around the entertainment commission in its ability to shut down places that are not doing what they are supposed to be doing. it would be great to explore what we would need for an incentive structure. how can we look at things like reducing as they do what they do in need to do it well. >> i have been a longtime promoter under the name of opal. the earning and community is the opulent temple. i am also a part-time psychologi
. that's a very dangerous combination. >> woodruff: dmitri simes you've been talking to people close to russian president vladimir putin. >> they would agree with what steve said. the situation on the ground is changing. the assad regime is losing. they're not yet at a point of collapse. but it's next to impossible to imagine how assad can win. nobody knows for sure whether assad will be able to stay away for months or weeks because if a regime like that collapses, it may happen very quickly. what the russians do not want to do is to be on the side of a tyrant and to be excluded from a future peaceful settlement. >> woodruff: this is a new posture on the part of the russians. is that fair to say? >> it is not entirely new. i think the russians were dealing to deal with syria for quite some time. i think that they were willing to have assad be in agreement with power as a part of the negotiated settlement for quite some time. what is changing is the pryings they would require, is the price the russian price? the situation on the ground is changing in the rebels' favor. >> woodruff: wh
of responses. >> thank you. dmitri, while enhancing your out dope -- outdoor event, how important is the creative contact to make sure it you have customers who return over and over again? >> our creative content, you know, it is pretty out there. [laughter] >> sort of spices up the meeting. >> for us, i think the most important thing we are offering is something quintessentially san francisco. something that they cannot find anywhere else. we have two fetish fares in san francisco. there are only three other cities in the world that do that. new york, toronto, and berlin. i have been to all three and they are not nearly the same size as well we produced, or nearly as diverse. what we are always thinking about is what we are offering people that is so quintessentially san francisco that we get -- it cannot be gotten anywhere else. we are also told the switching of the entertainment this year. we have dance areas where the slides used to be. i think that for us it is about making sure that people, even if they came to san francisco in particular five years ago, that they are not ex
that the acquittal was hardly a surprise. dmitri kratow was the only man facing charges following the death in police custody as the anti-corruption lawyer in 2009. the deputy head of the prison where he died was accused of denying him urgently needed medical aid which led to his death. survey magnitsky was an advisor to once the company's biggest equity fund and uncovered the largest tax fraud in russian history involving top officials of the mafia. but magnitsky soon found themselves behind bars. according to his diary, he was abused and tortured and held is what the conditions and died in prison does days before the 1- year limit he could be held without trial. natalia magnitskaya still looking for justice for the sun. the acquittal only confirms our belief the trial was a sham and those irresponsible for his death will go unpunished. peter sharp, al jazeera. >> still ahead -- generals were called -- general schwarzkopf who led it to victory in the first gulf war has died. why a group aimams in the u.k. base eyeing women who marry out of their faith should be accepted. >> more lively showers comin
the wreckage from the crash site. the russian prime minister, dmitri medvedev has offered -- ordered an immediate investigation. >> out of africa has the highest number people living with hiv aids. 5.6 million people are living with hiv, more than two children have been orphaned. they have increased spending to $1.60 billion to tackle, the highest by any low or mid income country. they're worried about the stigma attached to h.i.v.-aids. >> it is still new in south dr. koop. she believes it is what more people want. it is free and available at every clinic and a hospital, but people do not want to go there so the government has teamed up with a charity group to provide testing in people's homes. >> it to be stiff. in line with someone i know and they will tell someone this on get tested. this is more private. >> those who do not mind going to the hospital sometimes find it difficult to get there. >> this family is one of many who are unemployed and the parents are struggling to feed their children. finding money to catch a bus and pay for the hospital is hard. someone's home testing
the wreckage from the crash site. russian president dmitry medvedev has ordered an investigation into the accident. >>> france's highest constitutional authority has struck down the centerpiece of the president's policy. the 75% tax rate was part of the socialist government's platform for bringing down the budget deficit. he came to power in may promising to levy the tax on those earning more than a million euros per year, $1.3 million. the tax would affect about 1500 high earners. the constitutional council which oversees all legislation it said the new law was not fair because it applies to individuals and not households. the french prime minister said the government would introduce a new version of the law. >> we will implement measures to respect the commitment of the president of the republic. it will take into account the rejection of the constitutional council and apply the 2013 incomes and will have to be voted. >>> in macedonia, thousands of protesters gathered outside of the headquarters of the right wing ruling party, demanded the prime minister's resignation. the rall
this bill i don't know if we will ever get to see this child again. >> laura: i have two little boys dmitry and nikolai from the moscow region and i have been through the process. background checks and home studies. >> two years. >> a long process. i met a lot of great people and care givers do their best in most
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